Sherman D. Harmer, Jr., a 42-year veteran of the homebuilding industry, has built and marketed more than 16,000 homes throughout Utah and California. Harmer specializes in the development of Urban Infill, Smart Growth, Multi-family and serves as President of Urban Housing Partners. Mr. Harmer has been actively involved in Downtown San Diego since 1998. He has been actively involved in 12 Downtown projects and served as Chairman of the Downtown Residential Marketing Alliance for 10 years
Mr. Harmer, formerly served as the Vice Chairman to The Olson Company, one of California’s leading Builders of Urban Housing with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Northern California and was selected America’s Builder of the Year for 2001 by Professional Builder magazine.
Mr. Harmer previously served as President of California Pacific Homes of San Diego, which planned and managed the building of the 1,250 unit urban master-planned community of “Stonecrest Village” in San Diego. For six years prior to joining California Pacific Homes, Harmer was the Senior Vice President of McKellar Communities. He was actively involved in developing the award-winning project “Renaissance-La Jolla”, a 2,500 unit Urban master-planned community in San Diego.
Earlier, Harmer was the Chief Executive Officer for two Utah homebuilding companies, developing single-family and multi-family homes as well as commercial, retail and office complexes, while serving ten years as an elected member of the Utah House of Representatives.